Arena Friday 2 May 2014

coming up on Wednesday's show....a guide to how Bob Dylan influenced 1960’s American culture, Jonathan Swift "The Reluctant Rebel", a biography by John Stubbs, folk singer Miriam Donohue in session and Antigone by Sophocles plays a big part in the John Scott dance show “Precious Metal” 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis and Jonathan Price in the cast of the BBC tv adaptation the Wolf Hall, Jeremy Paxman to try his hand at comedy, a growing hurling hip hop culture in Ireland - rap song The Art of the Clash already making waves 

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Brown Bag fundraising film

Brown Bag fundraising film

Damien O’Connor and David McCamley from Brown Bag films talk about their new short film “Anya” made to raise funds for the Debbie Deegan charity To Russia With Love

Watch the film at   brownbagfilms.com

Donate at   torussiawithlove.ie

 

Ireland/Hungary cultural links

Ireland/Hungary cultural links

Evelyn O’Rourke reports from the launch of the book “The Club At Eddy’s Bar” by Zoltan Boszormenyi which explores the cultural links between Hungary and Ireland (published by Phaeton Publishing)

Homophobia and football

Homophobia and football

the actor/playwright Rob Ward talks about his role in “Away From Home”, a play about the culture of homophobia in football which is on in Dublin next week as part of the Dublin Gay Theatre Festival    

Full listings at www.gaytheatre.ie

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Sinead Gleeson and John Meagher review new albums - "Sheezus" by Lily Allen, "I Never Learn" by Lykke Li and "Nikki Nack" by Tune Yards

Music Played on the Show

Air Balloon

Air Balloon

Lily Allen

4:03

Silver Spoon

Silver Spoon

Lily Allen

0:50

Love Me Like I'M Not Made Of Stone

Love Me Like I'M Not Made Of Stone

Lykke Li

3:41

Sleeping Alone

Sleeping Alone

Lykke Li

2:54

Water Fountain

Water Fountain

Tune Yards

0:55

Wait For A Minute

Wait For A Minute

Tune Yards

0:58

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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